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WHUT
Feb 26, 2013 7:00pm EST
in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: taj mahal's eclectic career braces blues, jazz, americana. nine grammy nominations. he has been on a musical odyssey. that journey can be heard now in a new boxed set that includes 15 cds, 170 tracks. here is a small taste of this remarkable compilation. >> ♪ if i ever get out of this prison, i am going to do just like i please ♪ ♪ i am going to take off running to the nearest stretch of trees ♪ ♪ i am going to keep running, running, running through the years bunch of trees -- the nearest bunch of trees ♪ ♪ i am going to be running through these trees ♪ ♪daddy going to be running so fast it looks like daddy been running on his knees ♪ tavis: you just mentioned daddy, and i think that is a great way to start. tell me about your daddy's record collection. >> he is an interesting guy. my grandparents came here about 100 years ago and started having children in new york city. my dad was born in 1915, and everybody is going to notice
PBS
Feb 27, 2013 12:00am PST
.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: i am sure none of us has to be reminded just how much twitter, facebook, and instagram an old email as transform our lives. in a new text called "citizenville," gavin newsom looks at how it can help break through gridlock and ensure that everyone in this country as a seat at the decision making. good to have you on. >> thanks. tavis: first of all, congratulations on your wife's recent spirit award. >> yes, she just one of the spirit award, and then they are nominated for their documentary called "the invisible war," which is about raved in the military. understanding some of the complexities. even if only 10 percent of this film is right, as i told my wife, we should stop and own up to it. leon panetta weighed in on this, and hopefully others will. it goes to the frustration. this is frankly one of the reasons why i wrote this book. i am so disinterested and increasingly disengaged with these stale debates over who is to blame. i want to focus more on what
PBS
Feb 26, 2013 5:30pm PST
's movement and the pbs documentary, "makers: women who make america." >> we have realized that a majority of americans fully agree that women can do what men can do but we haven't yet realized that men can do what women do. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy, productive life. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the federal government moved another day closer today to $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. and as political charges and counter-charges flew, federal reserve chief ben bernanke raised new fears about the potential economic fallout. the fed chairman told a senate committee that forcing across-the-board spending c
PBS
Feb 26, 2013 6:00pm PST
was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the federal government moved another day closer today to $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. and as political charges and counter-charges flew, federal reserve chief ben bernanke raised new fears about the potential economic fallout. the fed chairman told a senate committee that forcing across-the-board spending cuts could slice half a percentage point off economic growth. >> i think an appropriate balance would be to introduce these cuts more gradually and to compensate with larger and more sustained cuts in the longer run to address our long-run fiscal issues. >> ifill: bernanke said the sequester was supposed to be a doomsday weapon designed to spur compromise. >> it was done to be sort of like dr. strangelove, you know, the bomb that goes off. so obviously if you can find a way to, you know, in a bipartisan way to make it more effective and better prioritized, that would be a good thing. >> ifill: instead the spending cuts could begin to
PBS
Feb 26, 2013 4:00pm PST
's future and contributions to your pbs station, from viewers like you. in the neighbourhood ♪ and contributions to your pbs station, ♪ a beautiful day for a neighbour ♪ ♪ would you be mine? ♪ could you be mine? ♪ won't you be my neighbour? - ♪ it's daniel tiger's neighborhood ♪ ♪ a land of make-believe ♪ won't you ride along with me? ♪ - ♪ ride along - ♪ it's daniel tiger's neighborhood ♪ ♪ so much to do, so much to see ♪ ♪ won't you ride along with me? ♪ - ♪ ride along - ♪ i've got lots of friends for you to meet ♪ ♪ in this land of make-believe ♪ a friendly face on every street ♪ just waiting to greet you ♪ it's a beautiful day in the neighbourhood ♪ ♪ a beautiful day for a neighbour ♪ ♪ in daniel tiger's neighborhood! ♪ - hi, neighbour! come on in! i can't wait to go play at jungle beach today! and... prince wednesday's here! - hello, hello, hello. it's me, prince wednesday. i have my royal pail, and i have my royal shovel, and i'm ready for the beach. (both laughing) - beach day, beach day! swimmy-swim-swim. hey
ABC
Feb 27, 2013 4:00am PST
. >>> here's a question for you. could diversity be coming to pbs's wildly popular "downton abbey"? producers are reportedly advertising for a black actor to join the show's cast. >> he would play a musician called jack ross. and be part of a story line about race relations back in the 1920s. no word on whether this would be a recuring role or just part of an episode or two. >> hmm. wonder if they need a hispanic girl. >> there you go. that show is paying well. very popular. >> they kill people off apparently. >>> and a woman who had a chance to walk away with thousands of dollars has returned that money to its rightful owner. >> this is pat westner. she is posing now with a new york state trooper after picking up more than $11,000 in crash. she was driving behind a brinks truck when money was going anywhere. the truck kept going. she stopped, gathered the money and called police. >> no one was around. so, she could have kept the money quite easily, in fact. but she said, it's not my money. >> good for her. >> would you do the same, america? think about that. >>> we'll be right back. but, you
NBC
Feb 27, 2013 5:00am PST
abbey" on the pbs app. it is another example of television coming to the internet in an unusual way and notably not to netflix. this is going to amazon streaming. really making major progress lately. >> netflix right up the road. >> they did "house of cards." these are even competitors. >> amazon, doing it all. scott, thank you very much. major roadways around denver closed after heavy snow out there. parts of interstate 70 had to be shut down because of poor weather conditions and 60 elementary students and teachers were left stranded at their school overnight. had to stay at the school because of all the snow. that had to be fun. they are now doing just fine and they are prepared to ride out the storm. >> what's the worst thing we are dealing with? allergies? >> we pay for it in california. taxes, high gas prices. of course we deserve it. 5:17. let's take you outside to show you what we're working with. this is an amazing state to live in. it's that time of year where people aren't aware we are being treated to the 70s. completely get the beach all to yourself. i have done it. it
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